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A case of rectal Dieulafoy's lesion successfully treated by transcatheter arterial embolization.
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PMID:  22167344     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 50-year-old man showed massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding without a triggering episode. An emergency colonoscopy revealed a protruding vessel in the lower rectum with no active bleeding. No underlying ulcer was seen within the surrounding mucosa. These findings were consistent with rectal Dieulafoy's lesion. Angiography was requested to identify the source of bleeding and for possible embolization. On the initial angiography, the bleeding point was unclear. Abnormal vessels such as arteriovenous malformation or nidus were not found. He again developed hematochezia, requiring transfusion of red blood cells. However, the second colonoscopy showed no active bleeding from the protruding vessel in the rectum. During the second angiography, sudden bleeding occurred. Angiography showed extravasation of contrast medium from the distal branch of the superior rectal artery. Transcatheter arterial embolization was performed, and was very effective.
Authors:
Yusuke Nishimuta; Diasuke Tsurumaru; Masahiro Komori; Yoshiki Asayama; Tatsuyuki Ishibashi; Hiroshi Honda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese journal of radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1867-108X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101490689     Medline TA:  Jpn J Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Munakata Medical Association Hospital, 5-5-3 Taguma, Munakata, 811-3431, Japan.
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